Archive for October, 2008

Morgan County track will not affect Quincy Raceways

October 30, 2008 6 Comments

For those wondering how the new dirt track in Morgan County, which will race on Sunday nights, might affect Quincy Raceways' late model car count, the answer is simple. It won't. The quarter-mile facility located east of Alexander is being built by the Sheppards (Steve Sr. and Steve Jr.) and will be sanctioned by United […]

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Late Model Driver of the Year: Jason Frankel

October 27, 2008 16 Comments
Late Model Driver of the Year: Jason Frankel

Jason Frankel is going to have a difficult time duplicating his 2008 late model racing season. Track championships at Quincy and West Burlington, an IMCA national title, a Deery Brothers Summer Series tour victory — and a Stevie Dirt Regional Rankings crown. What more could a guy ask for? So it's no great revelation Frankel […]

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Modified Driver of the Year: Michael Long

October 17, 2008 0 Comments
Modified Driver of the Year: Michael Long

It’s hard to imagine anyone has ever put together more proficient back-to-back seasons than Michael Long in the storied history of Quincy Raceways. What he accomplished in 2007-08 will be difficult to ever duplicate, yet alone surpass. He won 71 races, including 31 features. Seventy-one. Thirty-one. Say it out loud. Those are career numbers for […]

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More late model track champions

October 8, 2008 0 Comments

There are some new additions to the following lists. Clip, save and enjoy. ILLINOIS Belle-Clair Speedway (UMP) – Michael KloosFairbury American Legion Speedway (UMP) – Daren FriedmanFarmer City Raceway (UMP) – Eric SmithHighland Speedway (UMP) – Brian BielongLa Salle Speedway (limited) – Keith PianoMacomb Raceway – Terry PrattMacon Speedway (UMP) – Kyle LogueMorgan County Speedway […]

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Stock Car Driver of the Year: Jeff Mueller

October 7, 2008 0 Comments
Stock Car Driver of the Year: Jeff Mueller

Jeff Mueller earned more victories than any other stock car driver at Quincy Raceways, and ultimately that was the difference between first and second place in the championship standings. Mueller will be always be the answer to the trivia question of which driver won the first stock car title at 8000 Broadway, but it was […]

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Croxton new chief steward at Quincy Raceways

October 6, 2008 0 Comments

The offseason was barely 10 minutes old Sunday evening when word of the first change for 2009 at Quincy Raceways was made public. Doug Miller, the veteran chief steward at the track who has had two tours of duty in that position, will be returning to his first love next spring — serving as a […]

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Hobby Stock Driver of the Year: Aaron Brocksieck

October 3, 2008 6 Comments
Hobby Stock Driver of the Year: Aaron Brocksieck

More than anything else, it was Aaron Brocksieck’s consistency that eventually separated him from the rest of the hobby stock division at Quincy Raceways. The consistency that saw him produce more top-five and top-10 performances than any driver in the series also propelled him to the first Stevie Dirt Hobby Stock Driver of the Year […]

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